Florida Cities and Metro Areas

Author(s)
Jim Wright, University of Central Florida
Learning Goals

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Familiarize students with these data resources and their contents by retrieving information on various Florida cities and metropolitan areas._x000D_
 

Context for Use

This exercise for an Urban Sociology course provides a look at demographics in Florida Metropolitian Area.

Description and Teaching Materials

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http://ssdan.net/sites/default/files/DataCounts_FloridaCitiesandMetro_O…

Assessment

http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules_assessment.html

In addition to the raw data files that you analyzed in Module One, the US Census makes a great deal of information about cities (and everything else) available through its various publications. Our learning objective in Module Two is to familiarize students with these data resources and their contents by retrieving information on various Florida cities and metropolitan areas.
Teaching Notes and Tips

This activity uses http://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/01statab/stat-ab01.html, http://www.census.gov/prod/www/ccdb.html and http://www.census.gov/statab/www/smadb.html.

References and Resources

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http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules/index/wright_metros_index.shtml…;